Road Expo Seminars

Transport Scotland & SCOTS Seminar Sessions



CPD Certified Seminars

Transport Scotland and SCOTS once again curated up to 10 hours of CPD certified, free-to-attend seminars regarding the future of the Scottish road industry. Free to attend as part of your visitor badge, delegates heard from a mix of government officials and Scottish road experts delivering thought-provoking seminars that examined industry best-practice and new government legislation.

Please find below the Traffex Road Expo Scotland 2018 seminar programme. We are just finalising the fine details at present and we'll have the full programme ready within the next few weeks:


Keynote presentation
Gordon Mackay, Chair, SCOTS & Head of Roads & Transportation Services, South Lanarkshire Council, The Bridge Owners’ Forum

Bridge collapses: Inevitable or unacceptable? Learning the lessons from catastrophe
Richard Fish, Independent Consultant and Technical Secretary, The Bridge Owners' Forum

The Transport Bill and Low Emission Zones
Stephen Thomson, Head of Air Quality, Transport Scotland

The national ITS Strategy a year on: The journey so far
Peter McGillion, Head of ITS Systems, Transport Scotland

Developing mobility as a service: A US experience
Brian Burkhard, Global Technology Leader: Advanced Mobility Systems, Jacobs

The mobility innovation living lab: Developing innovative smart mobility solutions
Paul Blakeman, Head of Innovation, Urban Foresight

ITS (UK) hosted session: The planning and delivery of ITS on rural roads
Jennie Martin, Secretary General, ITS (UK) & Douglas Rodger, Studio Associate Director, IBI Group

Monitoring of early skid resistance using the Griptester
Luke Martin, Research Engineer, TRL

Exploring traffic control optimisation techniques and how they might look in the future
Martin Wylie, ITS Engineer, Portsmouth City Council

How technology is driving change on the road network: A panel discussion

Transport Bill overview and road works provisions
Brendan Rooney, Transport Bill Manager and Kat Quane, Road Works Policy Adviser, Transport Scotland

Live panel debate: Training and developing Scotland's future engineers: The view of new engineers into the industry
Featured graduates and apprentices including Emily Alfred, Asif Huq, Neil Gardiner and Jan Wasilewski

Air quality: How local authorities are tackling the key challenges and providing the right opportunities
Will Garrett, Spatial Policy Manager: Place Directorate, The City of Edinburgh Council

Mobility as a service - future developments
Andy Taylor, Strategy Director, CTS Strategy Leader, Cubic Transportation Systems

Route Safety Strategy Research
Nicola Vemmie, Senior Asset Management Consultant, Jacobs


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